Wael is a legal consultant in Egypt.
Wael prior to the launch of his own practice, he started his work as a litigator for 4 years in one of the big local firm rated as first tier in legal 500 in dispute resolution, then he moved at the same law firm as a legal consultant to work on the corporate and M&A, IT and Telecoms, Oil and gas for another 8 year
In 2006 Wael moved to branch of UK law firm based in Cairo to complete his work as a legal consultant with prior experience and with a new field of banking and finance, Hotels and pharmaceutical.
Wael has also considerable expertise in setting-up joint ventures and new projects in Egypt, as well as ensuring compliance with local laws and corporate governance.
During years a lot of multinational and local company, branches, representative office, NGO depend on Wael to start up a new business in Egypt
Wael Helmy is a member of the Egyptian Bar Association (currently admitted before the Court of cassation, Egypt’s highest court).
Wael is handling all corporate secretarial work for companies including general assemblies (ordinary and extraordinary) and board meetings.
Dealing with different governmental authorities including the General Authority for Investment and Free Zones (GAFI), the Egyptian Financial Services Authority (EFSA) and Real Estate Registration Offices.
In respect of the incorporation procedures required to establish a new entity in Egypt and dealing with the relevant authorities advising the follow:
Siemens, Orange, P & O Nedlloyd, Dril Quip, Lukoil, Statoil, OMV, Grohe, Dresdner Bank, Michelin, Indian Immunologicals
In respect of the company secretarial work, dealing with the relevant authorities and operations in the Egyptian market advising the follow:
Cisco, Rexam, Exxon Mobil, Kraft, EMPA, AstraZeneca, Flag Telecom, Kingdom.
Wael handled a lot of cases for British Airways, Lufthansa, KLM, Kenyan Airways before the Egyptian courts in respect of aviation, labor and taxes claims.
Wael handled a lot of cases for Exxon Mobil before the Egyptian courts in respect of civil claims.